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More Hip Recalls for Johnson & Johnson

Thu, 02/14/2013 - 3:36pm
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A German newspaper reports that healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson is recalling another of its metal-on-metal hip implants.

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International reports today suggest that healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) recalled its Adept hip replacement system, another in its line of troubled metal-on-metal hip implants.

German newspaper Handelsblatt reported that thousands more hip implants were recalled after the Adept systems showed a failure rate of 12% after 7 years, according to the Associated Press.

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